The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Blogsen-usMon, 3 Aug 2015 21:25:31 EDTMon, 3 Aug 2015 21:25:31 EDT James Franklin: He's on right path to do big things at PSU, but game coaching still a question's-on-right-path-to-do-big-things-at-PSU,-but-game-coaching-still-a-question.htmlCHICAGO -- Make a checklist of everything you'd want in a college football coach for the modern era, and consider how Penn State's James Franklin stacks up. <P> Elite recruiter? That's easy. It's Franklin's specialty. Check.Mon, 3 Aug 2015 00:18:16 EDTFor PSU's O-line, slightly above average would be good enough's-O-line,-slightly-above-average-would-be-good-enough.htmlCHICAGO -- Penn State's offensive line should be absolutely, positively at least slightly above average this season. <P> That should come as wonderful news to Nittany Lion fans.Sun, 2 Aug 2015 19:23:40 EDTLocal schools' free summer food programs fantastic for families'-free-summer-food-programs-fantastic-for-families.htmlNot being from here originally, and not having kids until recently, I never had any idea that some local school districts offer a free breakfast and lunch program during the summer to children 18 and under.Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:04:19 EDT1B Josh Bell an impressive prospect but still has a lot of work to do's a difference between looking at stats and thinking a minor leaguer is ready to be promoted, versus actually watching the guy play and seeing he still has some key things to work o.Tue, 14 Jul 2015 12:45:02 EDTHere's why the Curve switched mascots, and the ensuing fallout's-why-the-Curve-switched-mascots,-and-the-ensuing-fallout.htmlSteamer is not going away. There are a lot of angry Curve fans who might be under that impression, in large part because of how the franchise fumbled some of the way it announced its new mascot.Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:22:12 EDT